Teriyaki Turkey Burgers With Grilled Pineapple Slices

By Mike Schafer on April 10, 2009

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Ingredients

    1. 1 lb lean ground turkey
    2. 2 cups grated carrots
    3. 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    4. 1/2 cup minced onion
    5. 1 cup teriyaki sauce
    6. 1 (16 ounce) cans crushed pineapple ( in juice, not syrup)
    7. 1 (16 ounce) cans sliced pineapple ( in juice, not syrup)
    8. 4 whole grain buns

Directions

  1. Drain crushed pineapple; combine drained pineapple with carrots, onions, ginger and teriyaki sauce. Allow to marinate one hour.
  2. Strain the carrots, pineapple and onions, reserving the teriyaki mixture.
  3. Add the strained carrots, pineapple and onions to the turkey meat. Mix thoroughly. Form the mixture into even patties and freeze until ready to grill.
  4. Drain the juice from the sliced pineapple, replace it with the reserved teriyaki mixture. Allow to marinate for an hour or more.
  5. Grill frozen patties on medium heat, flip when patty turns white around the edges. After flipping, begin grilling marinated pineapple slices about two minutes on each side.
  6. When patty is well done, stack on a bun with two grilled pineapple slices and serve.